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An emotional win for theaters, Hollywood: ‘Inside Out 2’ scores massive $155 million opening

Jun. 16, 2024 14:54 PM EDT

Hollywood’s summer movie anxieties gave way to joy this weekend with the massive debut of Disney and Pixar’s “ Inside Out 2.” The animated sequel earned $155 million in ticket sales from 4,440 theaters in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates Sunday. Not only is...

Olympic spots are on the line for Patrick Cantlay and Corey Conners at the US Open

Jun. 15, 2024 11:32 AM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — David Puig of Spain knew the score even before he teed off in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2. All he had to do was make the cut to move past Jorge Campillo and earn a spot in the Olympics this summer in Paris. “Unless someone like Eugenio Chacarra...

Heat and Wizards to meet in Mexico City on Nov. 2

Jun. 14, 2024 13:13 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The NBA will return to Mexico City next season, with the Washington Wizards and the Miami Heat set to play a regular-season game there on Nov. 2. It will be a home game for the Wizards and the 33rd NBA matchup in Mexico since 1992, the most of any country other...

Canada's defense investment plans put it on track to meet NATO guideline, minister says

Jun. 14, 2024 11:06 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Canada looks on track to meet NATO’s military spending guideline by the end of the decade, Defense Minister Bill Blair said Friday, notably by boosting investment in the Arctic near its shared border with Russia as the region warms quickly because of climate change. ...

Wreck of the last ship of famed Anglo-Irish explorer Shackleton found off the coast of Canada

Jun. 13, 2024 19:19 PM EDT

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) — The wreck of the last ship belonging to Sir Ernest Shackleton, a famous Irish-born British explorer of Antarctica, has been found off the coast of Labrador in Canada, 62 years after it went missing. The wreck was found by an international team led by the Royal...

Edmonton and its roster chock full of Canadians is eager to end Canada's Stanley Cup drought

Jun. 12, 2024 14:47 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid on the ice is an electrifying, must-watch sensation fit for the big screen. Off the ice, he does not think there is much “Hollywood” to him. “Just a Canadian kid,” McDavid said. A Canadian kid who has led the Edmonton...

India beats United States by 7 wickets at the cricket Twenty20 World Cup

Jun. 12, 2024 14:14 PM EDT

WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — No upset this time for the United States as the home team was easily beaten by cricket heavyweight India at the Twenty20 World Cup on Wednesday. Suryakumar Yadav's half-century powered India to a seven-wicket win over the U.S., which had shocked Pakistan last...

The wreck of the last ship of a famed Irish explorer of Antarctica has been found off the coast of Canada

Jun. 12, 2024 12:32 PM EDT
ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) — The wreck of the last ship of a famed Irish explorer of Antarctica has been found off the coast of Canada.

While youth hockey participation in Canada shrinks, the US is seeing steady growth

Jun. 12, 2024 09:14 AM EDT

Hockey was not in the cards for the Gershkovich family living in the Phoenix area until they were approached about a program that provided free gear and an eight-week program to try things out. “That’s kind of what roped us in,” said Phil Gershkovich, whose sons Eli and Josh...

Steady decline in youth hockey participation in Canada raises concerns about the future of the sport

Jun. 12, 2024 09:13 AM EDT

BRAMPTON, Ontario (AP) — All four ice rinks at Susan Fennell Sportsplex are full of action on this winter Saturday morning, the air filled with the sound of hockey skates grinding through ice and pucks clanging off the glass. The scene is as familiar as the sunrise in countless...